A member asked:

What is the treatment for full thickness tear in the anterior distal supraspinatus tendon with 1.5 cm of tendon retraction?

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Dr. Janiece Stewart answered

Specializes in Sports Medicine

Depends on if you are having symptoms or not, if it's dominant or nondominant side. Can be treated conservatively initially with strengthening of the rotator cuff, steroid injection if needed. If this fails, ultimately surgery would be required to reconstruct the tendon and put it back where it should be.

Answered Feb 23, 2020



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